Here is an Updated look at the second half of September – if you are a subscriber, you have already received an email…FYI – if you LIKE LAArtParty’s FB page, you can also find out about updates. If you would like to receive free updates 3-4 x a month via email, you can become a subscriber by emailing us at LAArtParty@gmail.com – We do offer a VIP subscriber option (with additional benefits). it was great to see all our VIP Peeps at that FAB private event last night! Check our Contact/Rates Page for details on how you can become VIP subscriber.

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September 23, 2017:
The Frida Fest Art & Music Festival celebrates the life and legacy of Frida Kahlo and is the premier fundraising event for The L-Project and showcases the talents of LGBTQ visual and performing artists in Southern California. The L-Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of women who identify as lesbian, bi, trans and queer through the intersection of art and technology. Its vision is to create sustainable, vibrant and inclusive communities for all LBTQ women of all ages, creeds and races living in Greater Los Angeles area.
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General admission tickets are $20.00 at the door. To RSVP and for more information, email info@lprojectla.org or visit the website. Event runs: 4pm-8pm at Plummer Park’s Fiesta Hall, located at 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood; 

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September 23, 2017:
As a participating gallery in the Getty’s region-wide endeavor, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts will present an exhibition entitled “Hans Burkhardt in Mexico.” The exhibition will feature major works painted in Mexico by the Los Angeles artist, Hans Burkhardt, over a span of more than 10 years beginning in 1950. Art Party: 5-8pm; Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, 357 N. La Brea Avenue, LA, 90036; http://www.jackrutbergfinearts.com/


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September 23, 2017:
Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present “A Stranger In Your Home,” a series of new works by Amir H. Fallah. This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. On view: November 4, 2017; Art Party: 6-9pm; Shulamit Nazarian, 616 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036; http://www.shulamitnazarian.com/

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September 23, 2017:
Gloria Delsen Contemporary Art (GDCA) hosts an opening reception for “Serenity.” The group exhibition features artists Mark Brosmer, Karen Hansen, Dina Herrmann, Ty Joseph, Dane C. Smith, Linda Stelling and more. On View: September 30, 2017; Art Party: 6-10pm; GDCA, 727 Spring Street, LA, 90014; http://www.gdcagallery.com/

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September 23, 2017:
Marc Selwyn Fine Art offers an art talk with Frank Bowling and Gavin Delahunty, Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Dallas Museum of Art. Event runs: 5:30-6:30pm: wine & appetizers, 6:30-7:30pm: presentation; RSVP@marcselwynfineart.com; Marc Selwyn Fine Art, 9953 South Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills;  

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September 23, 2017:
In Santa Monica…Synaethesia is an exhibition curated by Marisa Caichiolo and presented by Building Bridges Art Exchange. The exhibition is sponsored by the International Association of Synaethetes, Artists, and Scientists, and in partnership with ArtSci Gallery at UCLA. Artists include: Jon Adams – Raewyn Turner & Brian Harris – Anne Patterson – James Wannerton – Appelusa – M.J. Cordoba – Marjan Vayghan – Tim Thompson – Christine Söeffing – Marcos Lutyens in collaboration with Dr. Richard E. Cytowic. 
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On view: November 1, 2017; Art Party: 7pm-10pm; RSVP: buildingbridgesax@gmail.com; Building Bridges Art Exchange, Bergamot Station Arts Center 2525 Michigan Ave. Unit F2 Santa Monica CA 90404; http://www.buildingbridgesartexchange.org/

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September 23, 2017:
The Loft at Liz’s hosts a reception for a group show titled “A Cut Above.” Artists include: Richard Aber, Emilia Castioni, Syuta Mitomo, Diane Silver, Nicola Torcolli and Carla Viparelli as well as newly included works by Lorraine Bubar and Ann Weber. Art Party: 7-10pm; The Loft at Liz’s, 453 S.La Brea Ave., LA 90036; http://www.theloftatlizs.com/

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September 23, 2017:
Corey Helford Gallery celebrates new exhibitions – Dface; Happy Never Ending, Kristen Liu-Wong, Conflict/Resolution, Ray Caesar: Retrospective, Rare and Limited works. On view: Oct 21, 2017; Art Party: 7-11pm; Corey Helford Gallery 571 S. Anderson St. LA, 90033; http://www.coreyhelfordgallery.com/

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September 24, 2017:
Now in its 33rd year, the Abbot Kinney Festival takes place along a mile-long stretch of Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, The Boulevard’s eclectic boutiques, artisan eateries and influential art galleries infuse the festival with a local flavor that makes this event unique and not to be missed. Join the Venice community for a day of fun, food and entertainment! Event runs: 10 am – 6 pm; Abbot Kinney Boulevard between Brooks Avenue and Venice Boulevard; http://www.abbotkinney.org/

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September 24, 2017:

Blue 7 Gallery holds an opening reception for a new exhibition titled “Land, Sea, Air, & Fire.” The group show showcases over twenty artists and features all types of media: paintings, photography, sculture, collage, jewerly, and artist picture books. Artists include: Bruce Sanders, Esther Pearlman, Mercedes Garcia, Mary Cohen, Indie Cameron, Lucius Peterson, Randy Ball, Jamie Rusche, Wanda Norman-Storey, Evi Debes, Vicki Fisher-Lerer, Flora Golden, Irina Chelyapov, Eva Montealegre, Michael Baroff, Maria Hanson, Alice Lunford, Kim Gardner, Joel Koppelman, Warren Michael Quintos, Cole Vocational Center, Lisa Wald. On View: November 11, 2017; Art Party: 2:00 – 5:00 pm; Blue 7 Gallery, 3129 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, 90405; http://blue7gallery.com/

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September 27, 2017:
Join IAA USA for a COCKTAIL RECEPTION & “FRIENDRAISER” at Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts. Light refreshments served; Cash/credit bar serving wine, mixed drinks, and non-alcoholic beverage; Proceeds from bar sales benefit IAA USA; This is a 21+ event; PARKING: Pay lots and metered parking available in the area. Free Admission – $5 Drinks; Proceeds from bar sales benefit IAA USA; Event runs: 6:30-9:30pm; Arrival and cocktail hour begins at 6:30PM; Brief presentation at 7:30pm; Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, 727 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014; https://www.iaa-usa.org/

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September 28, 2017:
Curated by UCLA Department of Art MFA candidates Adrian Abela, Shasha Dothan, and Amedeo Polazzo, I AM ERICA features 21 American and International artists from 7 MFA programs in Southern California. Art Party: 5-8pm; New Wight Gallery, 1100 Broad Art Center, LA, 90095; http://www.art.ucla.edu

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September 29, 2017:
The Mid City Arts Center throws an art party featuring the work of artist – Brayden Bugazzi. The solo show will also feature special guests of the artist
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One of Brayden’s works La Cienega was inspired by the well knowon boulevard. The artist explains, “It is a vain that connects LAX with Hollywood, and Beverly Hills, so I wanted to create mural with a message for the dreamers coming from, and to LAX, and the rest of CA and that is to always DREAM BIG!!” Art Party: 6-10:30pm; Mid City Arts Center, 1644 S La Cienega Blvd Ste A, Los Angeles, CA 90035; http://mcartscenter.com

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September 30, 2017:
Downtown….Enjoy an exhibition/collaboration between famed guitarist/painter Billy Morrison & Elisabeth Weinstock (known her her bespoke lines for her, him and home). This exhibition of all new works ‘Aude Somnia’ (Dare To Dream) Private View Thursday, September 28Th brings together his influences and desire to paint and create works that not only speak to the spirit but in some way resonant with his journey in life allowing himself to find new creative ways of self-expression. Art Party: 4pm-8:30pm; 8159 W. 3rd St., LA 90048;

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September 30, 2017:
One more Downtown (starting at 7pm)…“Pop-Surreal Playhouse,” a group exhibition curated by the late Greg Escalante and Wendy Sherman opens  at Art Share L.A tonight. 
Los Angeles-based, Israeli-born artist Tslil Tsemet will have five paintings included in the show. Art Party: 7-10pm; Art Share L.A. 801 E. 4th Place, LA, 90013; CLICK HERE for more info.


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September 30, 2017:
Barakat Gallery West Hollywood celebrates its inaugural exhibition “Beauty in the Ancient Americas.”  Highlighting a distinctly “Pre-Columbian” aesthetic, this exhibit will bring together and display objects and artifacts from such disparate regions as Northwestern Mexico to the plains of Peru. Pieces from a diverse background of cultures, regions, and periods will showcase the profound beauty and creativity expressed by artists in the American continents long before the arrival of European tastes and influences. Art Party: 6-9pm; RSVP HERE for the event; Barakat Gallery West Hollywood, 941 N. La Cienega, LA, W.Hollywood, 90069; http://www.barakatgallery.com/

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September 30, 2017:
In the Mid Wilshire area….Enjoy a receptions for “SOME LIKE IT COLD,” an exhibition of posters by Christopher Michlig and Jan Tumlir at 1301PE. On view: October 28, 2017 in adjunct viewing room; Art Party: 6-8pm; 1301PE, 6150 Wilshire Blvd, LA, 90048; http://www.1301pe.com/

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September 30, 2017:
In West LA…Giant Robot 2 – GR2 Gallery hosts an opening reception to celebrate artists Ryan Bubnis and Deth P. Sun. Bold and graphic in approach, Bubnis’ current work focuses on the simplification of shape and form. Equally influenced by DIY culture, art history, illustration and design, he explores themes of memory, nostalgia, good vibes, and the human condition.
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Sun’s work is informed by his interest in nature, exploring, and wordless storytelling. If there was a way of describing his work, it’d be a suggestive narrative with romantic/depressive images. On view: October 18, 2017; Art Party: 6:30pm-10pm; Giant Robot 2 – GR2 Gallery, 2062 Sawtelle Blvd., LA ,90025; https://www.giantrobot.com


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September  30, 2017:
AC Gallery hosts an evening of live competitive painting!  Artists include: Akira Usagi, Alic Daniel, Chance Cooper, Christopher Aaron, Evgenii Masko, Jazz,  Kendall Iris Devine, Mauricio M Salazar, Molly Brandenburg,  and Vera Long. Expect a dynamic evening with collectors, curators, art critics and artists while enjoying: Performative body paintings, Hosted Hors d’oeuvres by Chef Gwen Kenneally, Signature Cocktails (Open bar), Canvas panels auction, and Live Music Performance by Josiah Falco and DJ set by Awsumo 3K + friends; Art Party: 8pm-2am; Be aware THERE is ADMISSION for this event –  $20 CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE. AC Gallery, 1546 Highland Ave., LA, 90028; http://www.artistscorner.us/

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